Lumberton has a general population of 20,795 and an overall student population of 2,729. Approximately 2,729 of Lumberton's students are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Of the 1 surgical technologist schools in Lumberton, the largest surgical technology school, by student population, is Robeson Community College. In 2010, Robeson Community College graduated approximately 12 students from its surgical technology program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a surgical technology certificate in Lumberton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,554 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $960 for surgical technology related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in surgical technology, if you decide to work as a surgical technologist in Lumberton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,050 surgical technologists in North Carolina. Of these surgical technologists, 250 were working in the greater Lumberton area. By the year 2018, the number of surgical technologists is expected to increase by 33% in Lumberton. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a surgical technologist in Lumberton is $36,030 per year, which is lower than the average for surgical technologists state-wide.